Chocolate Hazelnut Domes

Chocolate Hazelnut DomesRecipe
Leigh Beisch
Dusted with powdered sugar, these nut-rich cookies look like snow-capped mountains. Prep and Cook Time: 45 minutes.
Makes 3 dozen cookies


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12 ounces good-quality bittersweet chocolate
1/2 cup butter, at room temperature
2 cups granulated sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup rolled oats
1 1/2 cups toasted hazelnuts, finely ground
1/4 cup powdered sugar


1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a microwave or double boiler, melt chocolate.

2. In a large bowl, cream butter with granulated sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, vanilla, and melted chocolate and beat to combine. Add flour, soda, and salt. Stir in oats and hazelnuts.

3. Break off small pieces of dough, roll into 1 1/2-in. balls, and arrange on parchment-lined baking sheets. Bake until puffed, about 9 minutes. Transfer to a cooling rack and sift powdered sugar over cookies.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per cookie.

Created date

November 2006

Nutritional Information

Calories 182
Caloriesfromfat 46 %
Protein 2.6 g
Fat 9.3 g
Satfat 3.7 g
Carbohydrate 24 g
Fiber 1 g
Sodium 80 mg
Cholesterol 19 mg